Obit: Tunison, Abi (1870 - 1944)

Contact: Carol (Purkis) Mitte

Surnames: Tunison, Warner, Evenson, Purkis, Olson, Brown, Allen, Glasshof, Klopien

----Source: Grandma's scrapbook,(Phoebe Jane Evenson) Purkis. I do not know the name of the newspaper.

Mrs. W. C. Tunison Laid

To Rest In Thorp Cemetery

Abi Warner, daughter of Mr.and Mrs. S. S. Warner was born in the town of Summit near Mauston, Juneau county, Wis., Feb.15, 1870 and died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Art Olson at Thorp, Mar.18th,1944 after a brief illness, having reached the age of 74 years, one month and three days. When four years of age she came with her parents to what is now the Town of Thorp and settled on a homestead near the present site of Eidsvold, where she grew to womanhood. In June 1889 she was united in marriage to Otto S. Evenson. Mr. Evenson died in April 1910. On Nov. 9th, 1912 she was married to William C. Tunison. She lived in the vicinity of Eidsvold for many years but for the past 23 years has been a resident of the town of Mckinly in Taylor county.

surving relatives are: Her husband W. C. Tunison, three sons, John Evenson, of Harvard Ill., Oscar Evenson, of Withee, Wis. and Sylvanus Tunison of the town of McKinley; four daughters (Ellen)Mrs. Albert Lindberg, of Chippewa Falls,(Laura) Mrs. Guy Warner, of Jump River,(Phoebe) Mrs. Clyde Purkis, of Unity and (Susie) Mrs. A. W. Olson of Thorp; also a step son Alfonso Tunison, of Cornell; a brother Bill Warner, of Thorp; two sisters, Mrs. Roy Brown, of Harlingen, Texas, and Mrs. Susan Allen, of Thorp, also 24 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Harry Lee pastor of the Methodist Church at the Thorp Funeral Home on Tuesday at two o'clock in the afternoon. Internment was made in the Eidsvold cemetery, Pallbearers were: Clavern Evenson, Vernon Madison, Russell Glasshof, Claus Klopien, John Klopien, Otto Kloplien.



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